Episode 39

How the Inherited and Innovative Church Work Together with Jorge Acevedo


April 11th, 2023

40 mins 14 secs

Season 4

Your Hosts
Special Guest

About this Episode

It's time to Pivot! In episode six of season four, our hosts Terri Elton and Dwight Zscheile welcome this weeks special guest, author and pastor, Jorge Acevedo.

In todays episode, we explore a few questions around Jorge and his work.

How do inherited/traditional and Fresh Expressions work together?
Why do you care about Fresh Expressions and mixed ecology?
What are some things you want to share with pastors/judicatory executives and other leaders in inherited church about authorizing and supporting Fresh Expressions and cultivating a mixed ecology?

Jorge Acevedo is the Lead Pastor at Grace Church, a multi-site, United Methodist congregation in Southwest Florida with three campuses (Cape Coral, Fort Myers Shores, Fort Myers Central). Grace Church is recognized as having one of the largest and most effective recovery ministries in America.

Jorge co-authored Sent: Giving the Gift of Hope at Christmas. He also authored Vital: Churches Changing Communities and the World and co-authored The Heart of Youth Ministry. He has also written for the United Methodist Publishing House, Circuit Rider magazine, Good News magazine and Our Faith Today.